Partner with a cross functional team to drive significant product portfolio growth across the U.S. Research, analyze, and propose changes in products or services that will increase sales and market share. Implement product marketing efforts on a Regional and National basis for products/merchandise directed towards customers and internal sales staff. Provide product training to customers on proper use and installation of products and process. Collaborate with appropriate internal and external customers in the development of Regional and National sales forecasts, budgets, and goals.
MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
20% - Provide market, industry, and competitive expertise and analysis to drive product positioning. Work with cross functional team to provide back-up support on marketing collateral development, new product launches, packaging development, and brand messaging that helps drive revenue and margins.
20% - Assist sales personnel in the promotion and sales of products and development of sales tools, customer training programs materials.
15% - Define product strategies for new and existing products through research and feasibility analysis.
15% - Serve as the liaison between the Sourcing, Sales, Purchasing, and other supporting departments. Maintain competitive benchmarking awareness with customers, sales, and marketing.
15% - Track product performance and ensure product portfolios maintain a fresh compelling assortment. Track and advise cross functional teams of industry design trends, new technology, new product innovations, regulatory compliance, and industry standards.
15% - Work with sales, marketing, and advertising to develop innovative marketing, promotional, and go-to-market programs and trade show events.
NATURE AND SCOPE
This position reports to Crown Bolt SR Manager Product Management.
This position has 0 direct reports.
ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.
Additional Environmental Job Requirements: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.
Additional Minimum Qualifications:
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.
Years of Relevant Work Experience: 5 years
Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.
Ability to work well with others. Can work independently and as part of a team.
Exceptional problem solving and analytical skills with proven ability to turn findings into execution
Strong Excel and PPT skills
Ability to generate innovative insights from analysis and develop and implement new methodologies
Demonstrated ability to think globally/strategically, turn information into effective strategies & results
Strong oral, written and formal presentation skills with ability to communicate complex ideas simply
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:Demonstrated experience working with cross functional teams in the development of product offerings, marketing collateral, product packaging, and brand positioning; experience searching and bringing to market new product lines or services; and experience developing and maintaining multi-generational product plans (MGPP).
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